Programmer’s relocation or TOP-5 countries to move to

21 October 2021

Before you move to live in Europe, you need to pay attention to the fact that that within the EU there are a large number of countries that differ greatly from each other. This applies to their economic stability, the development of technology, the level of investment attraction, the number of open start-ups, the cost of housing, the quality of life and many other factors. As a result, you should carefully weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each country beforehand to make your choice truly objective. Below you can read general information about the 5 best countries for programmers to move to. 


If you are attracted to Poland, jobs with the possibility of relocation inthis country are very popular. This is due to a number of different factors, among which the following should be highlighted:

  • close location;
  • similar mentality;
  • no problems in learning the language;
  • high wages;
  • ease of obtaining a visa;
  • availability of a large number of vacancies.

Today the best cities for programmers in Poland are Wroclaw and Warsaw. The first is considered a kind of Silicon Valley of Eastern Europe due to the fact that many offices of international IT companies are located in this locality. Statistics show that salaries in the IT sector in Wroclaw are even higher than in Warsaw. That is why more and more people have been moving there lately.


Maybe Lithuania may not be among the best countries for IT emigration, but it is still very close to Ukraine on a large number of factors. Currently, there is a significant flow of programmers to this Baltic state. This is much easier than moving to Germany or the UK.

Many legal and consulting services in Lithuania are quite cheap. That is why some Ukrainian companies, when entering the European market, open their branches in this country. They often need local specialists, providing them with an opportunity to relocate.

Among the main advantages of Lithuania in the field of information technology are the following factors:

  • higher salaries;
  • significant career growth;
  • acquiring new acquaintances;
  • language and cultural studies;
  • insurance medicine, etc.

Our IT job site in Europe provides a large number of offers for relocation to Lithuania with decent wages and appropriate working conditions.


If you do not know whether it is possible to get a job in IT abroad, you should pay attention to the availability of professional work visa in some countries for people with higher education or work experience of at least 3 years. In order to get it, all you need is the fact that your employer is registered in the appropriate registry.

The main feature of Germany is a stable economic situation and the possibility of obtaining a residence permit under a simplified program. It is worth considering the fact that in 2020 in the ranking of the best countries in terms of quality of life, this European state took 9th place. Currently, Germany is one of the 8 best places to emigrate. Offices of many companies are opened in the country every year, which require qualified personnel capable of fulfilling their obligations, while realizing really interesting projects.

Salaries in Germany in the field of information technology reach 43 thousand euros per year. This is significantly higher than in Ukraine. At the same time, it is worth considering the fact that the more unique your specialization, the higher your monthly salary in the company will be.

At the moment, there is an acute shortage of qualified personnel in the country. This also applies to the most demanded professions. Such conditions create opportunities for migrants to relocate. The main thing is to have the means to arrange your life in a new country for the first time. Some companies provide such workers with corporate apartments, but not all employers have such offers.


If you are a developer, it will not be very difficult for you to find job vacancies in Europe. Developers are required in almost every state, because every year there are a large number of interesting projects, the implementation of which requires the involvement of teams of specialists in different fields.

With regard to moving to work in the Netherlands, it is worth considering the need for knowledge of several languages. These include not only the local state, but also English, as the language of international communication.

The Netherlands is a stable Western European country that is developing rapidly, has a high average wage and a significant level of quality of life. Most of the programmers of this state are concentrated in its capital – Amsterdam. It is here that the offices of large companies are opened that need specialist developers.

United Kingdom

In the UK, front end developer jobs are often filled by migrants, of whom there are several million in the country. London attracts Hindus, Poles, Russians, Ukrainians and many other people in search of a better life. This city constantly tops the ratings of the fastest developing and attracting large amounts of investment. Its potential has not been fully unlocked. According to some experts, the capital of Great Britain in the last couple of decades will become the main megalopolis on the European continent.

About 9% of the entire working population of England is employed in the field of information technology. Statistics show that this figure will only grow in the coming years.

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